Street Photography: Hell’s Kitchen

Another shoulder-level shot taken on Eighth Avenue during last week’s heat wave. She was with a friend who suddenly bent forward in a cascade of long hair that became a distracting blur. I thought maybe the friend had dropped something. But it’s possible that she saw me and was quickly dodging my camera. As muchContinue reading “Street Photography: Hell’s Kitchen”

Street Photography: Hell’s Kitchen

This photograph completely took me by surprise. I actually gasped “wow” out loud when it popped up on my studio monitor. It looks like it was posed. And the theatricality of her Dickensian hat, robe, and spectacles also make it look staged. As much as I was happy with the shot, I was also disappointed.Continue reading “Street Photography: Hell’s Kitchen”